Blackmore, Chris and Morris, Dick
Systems and environmental decision-making: postgraduate open learning with the Open University.
Systemic Practice and Action Research, 14(6) pp. 681–695.
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Environmental issues affect everyone though the ways in which people engage with them varies a great deal. The Open University''s Masters program in environmental decision making has at its core a modular course that enables students to incorporate environmental factors into their decision making from a starting point of identifying their own environmental issues using a systems approach. Students carry out a project based on their own experience in a decision-making situation of their own choice. A framework for environmental decision making is introduced and students learn how to use the framework systematically, systemically and critically. The course has evolved since it was first introduced in 1997 as both students and the course team have learnt about environmental decision making together. This paper analyses and interprets some of the data that have emerged from students projects since the course began.
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